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Subtract 63/8 from 35/6

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 7 7/8

35/6 - 63/8 is -49/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    35/6 = 35 × 4/6 × 4 = 140/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    63/8 = 63 × 3/8 × 3 = 189/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/24 - 189/24 = 140 - 189/24 = -49/24

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